Council Bluffs police have released the name of a man who died Wednesday night after an altercation at a halfway house. Officials say the body of 53-year-old Phillip Johnson was found on the floor of his apartment at the Timothy House on North 15th Street in Council Bluffs at around 8:20 P.M.
Bluffs Police Sgt. David Dawson says they were called to check on Johnson’s welfare following an altercation that began with an argument over loud music or noise. Police are investigating his death as a possible homicide. An autopsy was scheduled for today. Officers questioned a man in his 40s who was allegedly involved in a fight with Johnson, but no arrests have been made.
Contributed by Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic